9:00 - 10:00   

Registration

Amoco Hall Lobby

10:00 - 11:00   

Welcome, Introductions, Keynote Address @ Amoco Hall

Speakers: 
Dr. Duncan Buell, Chair USC College of Engineering and Computer Science
Dr. Bob Brookshire, Director, USC Department of Technology Support & Training Management
Terry Floyd, Managing Partner, TM Floyd & Company

Keynote Address: 
Lee Congdon, Red Hat CIO.  The State of Open Source Today

11:00 - 11:15 

Break

11:15 - 12:15

Breakout Sessions

Developers

Business

11:15 - 11:45  

Greg DeKoenigsberg - Contributing to the Red Hat Community

11:45 - 12:15  

Chris Eargle - Open Source Tools for Microsoft Developers

11:15 - 12:15

Verbus Counts, Open Source Alternatives to Proprietary Software - How You Can Save Your Business Money While Maintaining Functionality, Security, Scalability, etc.

12:15 - 1:15 

Lunch, Amoco Hall Lobby

Networking, Academic Posters

1:15 - 1:45  

2nd Keynote Address, Amoco Hall

Keith Bergelt, Open Invitation Network

“Keeping Open Source Open - The Battle Continues and Why It’s Important”

1:45 - 1:50 

Break

1:50 - 2:50  

Breakout Sessions

Developers

Business

1:50 - 2:10 

Jason Dew

Haskell - An Overview


2:10 - 2:30 

John Long

Erlang - Why It’s Coming On Strong

2:30 - 2:50 

Mark Gunnels

Erlang - An Overview

1:50 - 2:20 

Lonnie Emard, Consortium for Enterprise Systems Management - What’s the Benefit for Business?

2:20 - 2:50 

Ravi Ravindra, BlueCross -   Linux, The BlueCross Experience

2:50 - 3:00

Break

3:00 - 3:55

Breakout Sessions

Developers

Business

3:00 - 3:55

Stuart Anderson

Linux Standard Base Project
Linux Updates/News

3:00 - 3:55

Roundtable Discussion

Phil Yanov, Moderator - What has Open Source Done for Our Business?

Kurt Hamm - Time Warner Cable

Ravi Ravindra - BlueCross BlueShield SC

Dave Nally - Fedora Ambassador/KeyMark Inc.

David O'Berry - SC Department of Probation, Parole & Pardon Services

Others

3:45 - 4:00 

Break

4:00 - 4:45

Closing

Tom Persons, President & CEO SC Technology Alliance - Why IT is so important to SC Development - The Big Picture, Bringing It Home

4:45 - 5:00

Thank You for Attending; Closing Statements